aperçu


aperçu
noun (plural aperçus) Etymology: French, from aperçu, past participle of apercevoir to perceive, from Old French aperceivre, from a- (from Latin ad-) + perceivre to perceive — more at perceive Date: 1828 1. a brief survey or sketch ; outline 2. an immediate impression; especially insight 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.